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Bassnectar Might Be Quitting Music Forever Following Sexual Assault Accusations

Photo Credit: Drew Ressler / CC by 3.0 EDM star Bassnectar says he’s “stepping back” from the music industry after sexual assault allegations. Last week, a new Instagram account began surfacing damning details. The account called ‘Evidence Against Bassnectar’ began reposting users’ stories accusing the DJ of assault. Some of the stories involved grooming young […]

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Roger Waters Blocked from Accessing Pink Floyd’s Website, Facebook Page, and Other Accounts

Roger Waters performing in Barcelona, Spain, in 2011. Photo Credit: Alterna2 In the latest development in a long-running feud, Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters revealed that he has been barred from accessing his former band’s website and social media accounts. Waters informed the public of his inability to contribute to Pink Floyd’s digital presence in […]

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‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’ Star Arrested Over Fraudulent $2 Million Paycheck Protection Loan

(photo: Emiliano Bar) Federal officials have arrested Maurice Fayne, who stars in VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta, for allegedly defrauding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The Department of Justice announced the stunning development in a press release, which was shared with Digital Music News. Fayne, commonly known as Arkansas Mo, was booked “on federal bank […]

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Los Angeles Opera Investigation Corroborates Some Plácido Domingo Sexual Harassment Allegations

Plácido Domingo (photo: Ralf Roletschek CC SA 3.0) Los Angeles Opera’s investigation of sexual-harassment accusations made against Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo has concluded, and the probe’s findings indicate that 10 of the claims are credible.   Last year, Domingo, who helped found LA Opera, was accused of sexual harassment by more than 20 women. The […]

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Beyoncé Also Rumored to Be Pulling Out of the Grammys Despite 4 Nominations — Sources

A Grammy Awards pre-event seating display featuring Beyoncé and Jay-Z, originally teased by broadcasting network CBS but since pulled because it was ‘tentative’. As an ugly war inside the Recording Academy continues, mega-stars Beyoncé and Jay-Z are rumored to be backing out of the Grammy Awards event. The pullout, if confirmed, closely follows reports of […]